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Comedy Central
Feb 19, 2013 11:30pm PST
miles per hour through the atmosphere streekd over a russian city 900 miles of east of moscow before exploding of blinding bright light said to have the power of an atomic bomb. >> its reminded me of action movies like-term nateor 4 this witness said. >> stephen: yes, this fireball was just like "terminator 4 " except people saw it. [laughter] [cheers and applause] folks, the earth is under attack from giant space rocks. the dinosaurs tried to warn us by being dead. [laughter] now, all weekend i was down in the bunker watching these incredible youtube clips of the meteor streaking across the sky and exploding. it's actually replaced my previous favorite video: an adorable kitten streaking across the sky and exploding. [cheers and applause] why is there so much video of the meteor? for the answer, let's go to the video. >> a majority of this footage was recorded purely by chance. captured by small, dash-mounted cameras that are now the latest fad among russian car owners. motorists have turned to dash cams for self-protection, visual proof to fend off charges from possibly corrupt pol
Comedy Central
Feb 19, 2013 1:30am PST
: that's the name of the movie called "sound city." >> it's called "sound city." >> stephen: how do you go to a guy whop didn't make documentaries to mick a documentary about the place you recorded? >> i way i look at it i never took lessons to play the drums or guitar. i just sort of figured it out. i think you if you are passionae about something and driven and focused you can do whatever you want to do. >> stephen: nobody taught to me yell at people. >> and you are really good at it. you are great. >> stephen: thank you. >> i had an idea and a friend with a camera. i start calling everyone from members of cheap trick to members of rick springfield to stevie nicks. >> stephen: all people who recorded at the studio. >> yes and i asked to talk to them and i wound up with 40 interviews and i turned into an actual film. >> stephen: this soundboard in front this is the impetus. this started this thing rolling here. what is that? >> it's a mixing console. rupert needs made mixing desks in the 70s. still makes recording equipment. these are considered the cadillac of recording equipment.
Comedy Central
Feb 13, 2013 11:30pm PST
documentary called sound city. now he's about to sit down at the studios and record some of the greatest interviews. please welcome dave grohl. [cheers and applause] hey, dave. nice to see you again. >> good to see you. >> stephen: how are you been? last time you saw you we were hanging out in the white house together. >> that's usually where we bump into each other. >> stephen: that's what we do. >> you wouldn't imagine i would be let into the white house. >> stephen: you were fantastic, incredible for the kennedy center honors rocking led zeppelin. >> i was. >> stephen: drummer for nirvana, lead of the f.a.o. fighters but -- foo fighters now you are a document dlrks arian. you sold millions of copies of nirvana never mind alone. why not phone it in and get fat? >> i decided to make this movie because the studio where we made nirvana's never mind was closing. that studio changed my life. when we went there we were there for 16 days and those 16 days that we made that record, never mind completely changed my life. >> stephen: that's the name of the movie called "sound city." >> it's call
Comedy Central
Feb 12, 2013 1:30am PST
take you down to paradise city, where the smoke is white and girls are not permitted. let's look where you find catholics in the world. this area. [laughter] now, the early favorite is the archbishop of milan angelo scola until john paul ii italians held the papacy for 50 0 years. it was the ultimate dynasty like the yankees only with less money. cardinal mark ouelette is a major front runner with one problem: he's a canadian. p.m. saying, i don't think god wants you to use a condom, aye, won't work. who wants a pope with a staff like this. [ laughter ] some are brgt on a third world pope like ghana's peter turkson who would be the first block pope of 1500 years sending a message of inclusion and virtually guaranteeing tyler perry's madea goes to rome. [cheers and applause] hello. hello. [laughter] folks, i say it's high time we had an american pope. [cheers and applause] after all -- [cheers and applause] after all, god is an american. that's why the intiebl in english. [ laughter ] and there's a great candidate. >> timothy dolan is the most powerful catholic in the country, the presi
Comedy Central
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
look at the evidence. in 1908 we had a city that fell on sigh beera, wiped out 830 square miles of siberian real estate. >> stephen: the tungasta event. >> that's right. it could have happened last week. it scimed the earth. we dodged a bullet and then another asteroid hit russia. and if that meteor was delayed by two or three seconds, it would have been a ground burst rather than an air burst and at 40,000 miles per hour do the math it's 20 hero sheema bombs. -- her -- hiroshima bombs. >> stephen: i'm happy do you the math. how often is this happen something in. >> we didn't have large metropolises hundreds of years ago, we had fishing vil yanlz they hit the earth before. we were oblivious, blissfully unaware that we had near misses and actual collisions with objects about the size of an apartment building. these are city buses. and then we have a nation buster which is going to come grazing past the earth and may even hit the earth. that's called the asteroid apofet. it's ten times bigger than the asteroid that scimed the earth last week. >> stephen: what do you mean may hit? wha
Comedy Central
Feb 19, 2013 10:30am PST
amplifying voices, getting more people to participate in the life of their city. >> stephen: if that is so important and effective why are you at the top of government why not resign and become one of groundlings you say it's going to change the world. >> it's not about those in office. >> stephen: right, it's not about you. you got it. >> stephen: why do i have you on the show then? >> i'm a conduit opening up government being less prescriptive. >> stephen: let's talk about california. i don't trust the state completely because you have a bear on your flag. [laughter] california was a golden land of opportunity. >> yes, it did. >> stephen: now it's a degreing dust bowl of debt where education isn't free anymore and people are fleeing. it's got a smaller population than wyoming at this point. what happened to california. >> we just submitted a balanced budget for the first time in ten years. >> stephen: by jacking the taxes on guys like me. >> which show surpluses over the next four years if we continue to be fiscally prudent. california is finally turning the corner. don't give up with
Comedy Central
Feb 27, 2013 10:30am PST
. these are city buses. and then we have a nation buster which is going to come grazing past the earth and may even hit the earth. that's called the asteroid apofet. it's ten times bigger than the asteroid that scimed the earth last week. >> stephen: what do you mean may hit? what is the -- do the math. [ laughter ] what is the math on that one? >> well, first it's going to skim by the earth in 2029 and it's going to graze the atmosphere. that's the question mark. we don't know how much friction it's going to encounter. that cannot be factored relyibly. when it grazes the atmosphere on the second pass in 2036 there's a window of opportunity where the thing could actually hit the earth even though it's still very small. >> stephen: because of the friction it encounters on 2029. >> that's right in the second pass. >> stephen: can we lubricate the earth in some way so there's not so much friction? [cheers and applause] and just duz -- [cheers and applause] >> the russians have taken this seriously. >> stephen: of course, they would. they almost got tagged. >> they said we have to maintain
Comedy Central
Feb 11, 2013 10:30am PST
and gentlemen -- [cheers and applause] and in the obama economy of 2013, the wildest dream is any entry-level job. how does it work? >> each week, five exceptional candidates will come to new york city for the biggest interview of their lives for a chance to land a dream job at one of america's finest companies. >> stephen: you heard them-- a dream job, like an editorial assistant position with "cosmopolitan." [laughter] that's right, "the" an editorial assistant. [laughter] this pioneering form of desper-tainment is sure to be such a hit, other networks are sure to have spinoffs, like "meal or no meal," [laughter] "americans, idle," and "are you more employable than a fifth grader?" [laughter] so congratulations, cbs, for bravely turning america's unemployment problem into america's entertainment solution. and with one hire per show, "the job" should run for 12.3 million episodes. whraf laugh we'll be right back. >> stephen: stephen, welcome back, everybody. thanks very much. [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. [cheers and applause] nation, i play many roles in
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